About the project
Conrad Gargett has been engaged to design the new $260 million state-of-the-art Eurobodalla Regional Hospital which will offer an overall increase in bed capacity and significantly expanded health service. The hospital will be delivered as a pilot project for Connecting with Country for the Government Architect New South Wales. Early works are expected to commence in late 2022 with main works construction scheduled to commence in 2023. The hospital is expected to open to patients in 2025.
The hospital’s design is being guided by local Aboriginal knowledge to build connections with Country, including the use of Dhurga language to support wayfinding around the hospital campus and the inclusion of a Meeting Place.
The Eurobodalla Regional Hospital will be built to accommodate a Level 4 health facility and includes:
- Emergency Department
- Eight-bed Intensive Care Unit
- Increased capacity for chemotherapy and increased access to renal dialysis
- Surgical and operating theatres and a day stay surgical unit
- Expanded medical imaging department, including MRI service
- Ambulatory care for community and outpatient services
- Dedicated inpatient paediatric beds, paediatric short stay unit and special care nursery
- ·Dedicated inpatient palliative care beds
- Mental health beds for short term admission
- Dedicated education and training precinct including a simulation lab